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U.S.S. COFER

(DE-208)

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DE-208 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1943 - DEC 1945 West Pac
MAY 1943 - Keel Date: 12 MAY 1943
at Charleston Navy Yard N. Charleston SC
SEP 1943 - Launch Date: 6 SEP 1943
JAN 1944 - Commissioned: 19 JAN 1944
JUN 1946 - Decommissioned: 28 JUN 1946

DE-208 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: John Joseph Cofer

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 5 March 1968